OCTOBER 10 2023 – ‘FIELDS WE PROTECT’ [THEN PROTECT IT!] – FIELDS IN TRUST – BEWBUSH WATER GARDENS – PROTECTION TYPE: QUEEN ELIZABETH II FIELDS

    Managing organisation Crawley Borough Council Please advise updates to info@fieldsintrust.org   Located in Bewbush, with easy access from Ifield West … More

THE SATURDAY WALK [JULY 22] – ‘MEET SAMMY THE SNAKE IN THE ANCIENT YEW TREE OF ST. MARGARET’S CEMETERY – AND BETTY THE BUTTERFLY ON THE FRIENDLY DRAGON TRAIL’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

    Humans have a deep emotional need for symbolism and ritual, the awe inspired by trees has had fertile … More

MAY 30 2023 – ‘STENOCORUS MERIDIANUS’ LONGHORN BEETLE DISCOVERED IN AREA OF LOST HEDGEROWS ON WEST OF IFIELD RURAL FRINGE

  https://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/news/people/crawley-campaign-group-discovers-beetle-thought-to-be-extinct-in-the-county-4162114 Crawley campaign group discovers beetle ‘thought to be extinct in the county’ A campaign group from Crawley discovered … More

AUGUST 31 2022 – “SERIOUS CONCERNS” – CRAWLEY OBSERVER – LETTERS

    Dear Editor A Walk took place on Bank Holiday Sunday around the Parish of Ifield – an ancient … More

MAY 31 2021 – FROM THE ARCHIVES [JANUARY 10 2012] – JAMES FARMER – LORD OF THE MANOR OF IFIELD – “STOPPED THE FIELDS WEST OF THE CHURCH BEING BUILT ON, SO PRESERVING THE CHARACTER OF THE VILLAGE” – REVD JOHN WALL – CHURCH TIMES

  Diary Church Times 10 JANUARY 2012 by John Wall Praise the Lord “THE problem these days”, he said, drawing himself … More

JANUARY 24 2021 – A POEM IN PICTURES [ON SEEING FALLING SNOW EARLY ONE SUNDAY MORNING IN THE VILLAGE OF IFIELD]

  Snow, oh falling snow! Oh, thank you! Welcome snow! Lifting weary hearts Dooming dreary thoughts Rise, oh broken soul! … More